Nicholas J. Godfrey

Biography

Nick assists clients on a variety of matters across a broad spectrum of practice areas, including insurance coverage disputes and bad faith claims, general employment matters and wrongful termination litigation, product liability litigation, and professional liability claims. He has developed experience in general commercial litigation and has litigated matters involving breach of fiduciary duty claims and other claims involving business torts. Nick maintains an active NCAA practice in which he defends coaches against allegations of violating NCAA bylaws and legislation.

Education

  • Duquesne University School of Law  (J.D., 2011)
    • Duquesne Law Review, senior staff editor
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Advanced Constitutional Law: First Amendment 
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Advanced Legal Writing: Legal Drafting 
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Advanced Legal Writing: Writing in Law Practice 
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Employment Discrimination
  • The Pennsylvania State University  (B.A., 2008)
    • English

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Affiliations/Memberships

  • Canon-McMillan Hockey Association, head JV coach, assistant varsity coach (May 2011 - present)